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Advanced Sports Trading Pre Requisites To attend this course you should have a good knowledge of the Betfair betting platform and be accustomed to placing bets on it, with a decent working knowledge of the settings and functionality of the site. You would ideally understand the fundamental differences between Betfair and the high street bookmaker and how an exchange operates. You will need an awareness of the theory behind trading, either backing and laying the same selection or multiple selections in the same event. Course Content Sports Trading Environment Learn the ideal set up for betting or trading from home, everything from internet connections, TV subscriptions and suggested channels to computer specifications and just about everything required for the ideal home set up. Betting Banks We explain how a relatively small daily percentage profit on your capital can be achieved. Preserving capital Learn why winning is less important than not losing. Why preserving capital is far more important than winning a bet. Hedging – Green book Learn how to turn a potential profit into a certain and guaranteed win. Learn how to reduce, minimise or even eliminate a potential loss. Price leverage Find out how to average your position and how it can drastically improve your odds and results. Course Content Laying or backing multiple selections in the same market – Horses and Football. Using the percentages to your advantage. How to bet on multiple outcomes and secure profit no matter which one of the outcomes is the eventual result of the event. Cold trading This is trading an event before it starts. It shows the differences between pre event betting and in play betting and the differences in market behaviour. Graphs Learn how to read graphs and trends what information you can gain from using them. Signals Learn how the markets move and why and what events will create movement. Learn to read the signals and market trends and discover how to recognise resistance points and the top and bottom of the market. Trading Mentality We explain the correct thought processes for making sound decisions. Take the emotion out of potential mental minefields and dilemmas and have a more methodical approach. API Products Learn the basics of the various API products. What they are, what they do, how to use them, how to access them and discover which product suits your style and technique. API products are like cars, they all do very similar things but are quite different under the bonnet. Course Content Volatility Find out which markets are volatile and fast moving and change direction in an instant and which are slow and steady and only move one way until an event occurs that changes them. Analysis This is the process of researching an event and coming to a conclusion on which position to take during the event. We take you step by step through the process of researching and analysing various upcoming matches and how to take advantage of what you find out. Knowing your sport Teaches the benefits of having thorough knowledge and the advantages of focussing on one specialist sport and becoming an expert on that subject or the versatility of spreading your knowledge across a wide range of sports and markets to take advantage of the many opportunities that arise daily. Short Priced favourites Watch and learn how to take a position on a red hot favourite and make money after the event has barely even started. Danger signs Find out what the danger signs are. When to stop trading, when to take a break and when to walk away. Specific Sports We will be exploring the various Betfair markets and the idiosyncrasies of several mainstream sports and how their markets differ in behaviour before and during the event. Some examples are cold trading, volatility, liquidity, liability and other market related techniques. Horse Racing Football Cricket Tennis Golf Learning Outcomes Anyone that takes this course will leave at the conclusion with the following learning outcomes. They will be taught how to do everything below in detail and be shown live examples of the vast majority of subjects. Optimum time to Back Optimum time to Lay Hedging Offsetting Scalping Using Software Select trades - Analysis Manage positions Utilise trading tools In play trading In running race trading How markets move and why Discipline and Mental approach. Associated markets The different methods of trading relating to market type. I.e. Elections and X – Factor v Football and Racing Conclusion The Advanced Sports Trading course will transform your Betfair experience by giving you knowledge and confidence to improve your performance in markets you are currently active in and enjoy. It will give you the courage and desire to explore new sports and markets that you may previously have believed you did possess the ability to enable success. It will teach you that sports trading is not just for those with years of experience, it can be mastered and enjoyed by anyone armed with some knowledge and confidence and a little bit of training. To succeed at most things in life we need to be trained and shown how to do it properly using every advantage available and this course will give you the tools to become a highly proficient sports trader. If going full time is not your goal, the course will allow you to drastically improve your strike rate on winning trades, allowing you to stay in the game for far longer and get a much more enjoying experience from your trading activities. Advanced Sports Trading
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